Robert P Medina died Friday, July 20, 2018 surrounded by family at a Carrollton Hospice. On May 8, 1944, he was born in Dallas, Texas to Carmen Joe Medina and Jesusa (Porres) Medina. Robert is preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife of over forty years, Mamie LaFontain Medina in 2011. Left behind to cherish his memory are his daughter Melinda Morgan and her husband Rick, of Marietta, Oklahoma; son CJ Medina, of Irving, Texas; brother Richard Medina and wife Gilda, of Carrollton; sister Mary Hopper an husband Jack, of Irving, Texas; grandchildren Jessica Williams and her husband Russell, Meagan Wilson and husband Bryan, Dillon Sampson and Catherine Medina; great grandchildren include Presley Beck, Brynn Wilson, Harper Williams and Jett Wilson. The family will receive friends at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services are being planned to occur at Brown’s Memorial Chapel followed by burial to take place at McAlister Cemetery in Overbrook, Oklahoma. Please check back to this webpage to confirm decisions to be made as to dates and times for these services.
Charles W. Taylor III, age 68, entered Heaven’s Gate on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. He was born in Gorman, Texas to Charles W. Jr. and Jessie J. (Rubio) Taylor on February 23, 1950. Charles served in the United States Army, Green Beret Special Forces during the Vietnam War. His performance during his service earned him many medals and awards, the most prestigious of them being 4 Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. Charles was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed studying the Bible, watching war movies, playing pranks and joking around with others. He is preceded in death by his parents and his 1st wife of 35 years, Linda Taylor. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 4 years, Debra Taylor; son William Taylor and wife Melanie; son Charles W. Taylor IV and wife Kathea; daughter Venetia Reynolds and husband Brad; 12 grandchildren; 2 grand-dogs along with numerous extended family and friends. The family will receive friends between 10:00 and 11:00 am, Monday, July 23, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving. A funeral service will be 11:00am, on Monday, July 23, 2018 at the funeral home, with an interment at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens immediately following.
Petnoi “Moo” Locke of Irving passed away July 17, 2018. She was born on December 10, 1950 in Bangkok, Thailand. Moo kept in touch and visited her family members often even though they were far away. Moo enjoyed action movies, cooking for others and all animals. She worked for 24 years at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in the gift shop. She is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Left behind to cherish her memory are husband of 20 years, Banrusak Chinarak; children Cope Locke, Jennette Sanchez and husband Adonis; Joanne Rautio and husband Leonard; Summer Locke and husband Timothy; grandchildren Kevin Kindel, Jiovanni Marcelin, Kaitlin Rautio, Micaela Cockrum, Kaden Warren, Samira, Sophia and Emma Sanchez and Violet Warren. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday July 20th and Saturday July 21st from Noon until 8:00 PM at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be at 9:00 AM on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at The Chapel at Brown's Memorial Funeral Home.
Annie Bell Hambrick of Irving passed away July 15, 2018. She was born on July 6, 1928 to John Simmons and Mary Ethel (Good) Simmons. Annie enjoyed sewing crochet and playing dominos. She was a big family person and loved spending time with family always hosting family fish fry’s, cookouts and birthday parties. She also enjoyed working in her flower garden and working crossword puzzles. She will be remembered as a loving caretaker who always helped others. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years Alton Hambrick; son Wendall Hambrick; brothers Joe, Johnny and Lloyd Simmons and sister Laura Jo Sutter. She leaves behind to cherish her memory, children Alton Wilson Hambrick, Jr.; Phillip Hambrick and wife Luce; Brian Hambrick; Kimberly Barrientos and husband Henry Barrientos, Jr.; 19 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews extended family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, July 20th at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Browns’ Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving.
Henry Earl Baker, age 82, died peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was born in Buffalo, Texas to Earl Claude and Lee Etta (Henson) Baker on September 11, 1935. Earl was a people person, never meeting a stranger. This contributed to his ability to be a successful business man, as the owner of Baker Tree Service for over 40 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who enjoyed playing with his grandkids and had a soft spot for dogs. Earl is preceded in death by his parents, first wife Jane Agent and daughter Jacqueline (Baker) Esmaili. Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 40 years, JoAnn Baker; sister Wanda Mayer; brother Jerry Baker; son James Baker and spouse Lourdes; son Paul David Baker; daughter Jennifer Benningfield and spouse Andrea; Son in law Mehran Esmaili; grandchildren Parisa and Phillip Esmaili, Jude and Pia Baker, Asher and D’arcy Roberts along with numerous extended family and friends. The family request memorial donations to the DFW Humane society at https://www.dfwhumane.com/ and click donate. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Earl and the impact he left on us is scheduled for 10:00am, Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, 707 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving.